Preserving Wild Leeks

Preserving Wild Leeks

Whether we're foraging or buying from a market, we need to make sure that we are doing so responsibly and asking others if they are doing the same. Here are some guidelines for preserving wild leeks in nature as well as my favourite way to preserve wild leeks in the kitchen so you can enjoy their flavour all year - Fermented Whole Leaf Ramps.

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Foraging Fridays in July — Part 5

Foraging Fridays in July — Part 5

One of the ways I enjoy foraged foods most often is by drinking teas. I collect many members of the mint family (field mint, catnip, lemon balm), as well as horsetail, nettle, alfalfa, linden blossoms, rose petals, lavender buds, red clover, rose hips and red raspberry leaf. I pick red raspberry leaf in the Spring when the plant is putting its energy into the leaves, (before the flowers bloom). 

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